Mohawk Fine Papers, Inc. introduced the fourteenth issue of its celebrated Mohawk Maker Quarterly at the HOW Design Live Conference in Boston, MA. Each issue of the Mohawk Maker Quarterly relies on a theme for its creative framework. Issue No. 14 of the Mohawk Maker Quarterly is titled Lead & Serve and celebrates those who pave the way by helping others find their paths. Consistent with the ongoing strategy behind the publication, this issue seeks to provide thought-provoking inspiration for graphic designers around the world through engaging content and carefully-considered design on paper. Issue No. 14 is the largest body of content to date, with 224 pages of words and images presented in the oh-so familiar form of a book. The 6.5 x 8.5” format is organized in four chapters, including Mohawk’s regular feature, The Movement; highlighting makers and their projects from around the world. The team at Hybrid Design in San Francisco, CA has struck a perfect balance between visual and word essays, all carefully curated to support this issue’s theme, Lead & Serve. Click Read More below for additional information.
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) released its StatShot report for May 2022 reflecting reported revenue for Trade (Consumer Books), Higher Education Course Materials, and Professional Publishing. The report does not include Pre-K revenue due to delays in data collection but will be updated as soon as that data becomes available.
Total revenues across all categories, excluding PreK-12, for May 2022 were down 3.7% as compared to May 2021, coming in at $837.8 million. Year-to-date revenues were down 2.5%, at $4.6 billion for the first five months of the year.
Trade (Consumer Books) sales were down 3.3% in May, coming in at $673.1 million.
eBook revenues were down 5.7% for the month as compared to May 2021 for a total of $82.5 million. The Downloaded Audio format was up 6.2% for May, coming in at $65.2 million in revenue. Physical Audio was down 46.4% coming in at $1.2 million.
Year-to-date Trade revenues were down 1.4%, at $3.5 billion for the first five months of the year. Hardback revenues were down 7.5%, coming in at $1.2 billion; Paperbacks were up 8.7%, with $1.3 billion in revenue; Mass Market was down 25.6% to $73.9 million; and Special Bindings were up 4.0%, with $68.8 million in revenue.
details at: https://publishers.org/news/aap-may-2022-statshot-report-publishing-industry-down-2-5-year-to-date-and-3-7-for-may/